13th Annual DocuWeeks™ Theatrical Documentary Showcases
Los Angeles & New York City - August 2009
(Specific dates TBA, all screenings completed by August 20, 2009)
Enter Now! Earlybird Deadline: April 14, 2009
DocuWeeks™ helps to qualify outstanding new feature and short documentaries for Academy Award® consideration, by providing its participants with a seven-day commercial theatrical run in Los Angeles County and in the Borough of Manhattan. (Shorts will screen in the County of Los Angeles only, per Academy requirements.)
For complete information about Academy Awards® consideration, please see the 82nd Academy Awards Special Rules for Documentary Awards (Rule Twelve) for complete eligibility and application requirements. Read Rule Twelve here.
Each filmmaker is responsible for submitting the Academy Awards® application. IDA will provide the filmmaker with proof of advertisement, guide listings and theatrical runs for submission to the Academy prior to the Academy deadline.
To apply for IDA's DocuWeeks™ please use the online submission process at Withoutabox.com.